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The Crown and Thistle

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
+44 1254 705518
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a lunch time with a group of friends from work there were some great meal deals on and all eight of us picked different meals and no one was disappointed. Everyone commented on how good their food was and the excellent service we received not forgetting it was all great value for money!!! Will definitely return.

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Thank Jon K
cote de azur
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A warm welcome awaits if you go to this eatery! Greeted on Arrival and as the restaurant was noit full could pick our own table. The atmosphere was pleasant and we were quickly served with our drinks and turn our order taken. Food took a short while to arrive, but to be honest, you know your not getting a microwave... More 

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Darwen
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived we where seated very quickly drink order taken and given menus as we are aware that the portion sizes are quite big we ordered mains only and then we waited and waited are baby was getting a bit restless so we decided to ask where are food was, as quite a few people was being served there... More 

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Thank Angela S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had several family visits to the Crown and Thistle and always received a warm welcome. Food has been great each time and we always seem to order something different between us. The only downside is that it's a dead spot for mobiles so if someone is late you never know if they are on their way or how... More 

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Thank Wendy G
Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

A nice location. Attentive, helpful staff, very good food and good value. Called in due to a friend's recommendation. Will go again!

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Thank exforces64
Lancashire, UK
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We all ordered from the lunch menu which is very well priced. The menu has recently changed and is now really long, making it harder to decide what to eat. However we've had so many good meals here I would be confident anything we ordered would be good. The Sunday roast is excellent and the puddings. Service is usually good... More 

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Thank lilo85
united kingdom
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We have eaten here a few times and the food was excellent. Please make the service as good as your food. When we visited recently we were seated in the downstais area near the bar. We were greeted on arrival and seated and given menus. Then nothing. I had to go to the bar and say we are ready to... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We have been to the Crown and Thistle many times it has always been top quality for food ,price and welcome its like eating with friends super staff and great food what more can you ask for

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Thank peterdeanmagic
Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The crown and thistle staff are lovely, the pub has a really lovely warm inviting appeal that makes you want to return time and time again and the food is bloody gorgeous 💕

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Thank jackie231065
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We went for our usual Xmas meal with the family. Whilst it's simple pub grub, it's friendly and efficient and we like it. We will be there again December 2016.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 705518

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?